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2020 GYEO Virtual Series
Online Learning Content 

The annual GYEO Summit theme and learning agenda was supported by four interconnected technical tracks designed to advance learning and collaboration for our community. These tracks supported topics on skills development, work readiness, and self-employment and entrepreneurship, as well as cross-cutting issues like youth engagement, gender, conflict, systems-change and policy; scale; technology; migration; climate and environment; rural development and agriculture; and monitoring, evaluation and learning (MERL), among others.  

From July through October six online gathering were held reflecting the GYEO technical tracks.  The forums supported by a deep-dive thematic content including live or pre-recorded videos by GYEO partners, and related information sharing online and via our newsletter.

To find out more about each tracks virtual event, explore supporting content, and connect with the GYEO community by clicking each of the tracks below.  

Livelihoods Through Self-Employment

Thursday, July 30, 2020
What kinds of skills, programs and policies can better prepare and support young people for self-employment or entrepreneurship, in the growing gig and informal economies?

Global Context Matters

Thursday, August 20, 2020
How will the changing economy in a post-pandemic world impact and be shaped by critical factors like gender, conflict, migration, environment, and policy?

Ready for the Global Workforce

Thursday, September 17, 2020
How do we prepare youth to meet the demands of today’s rapidly transforming global economy, and what is the role of education and training providers, business, and governments to help young people gain more access to opportunity?

The Reemergence of the Travel and Tourism Sector – Why Youth Matter

Thursday, September 24, 2020
Sponsored Session
While it is undeniable that the travel and tourism sector has suffered significant retrenchment since the emergence of coronavirus and the global pandemic, it is also uniquely positioned to rapidly bounce back and be a major driver of youth employment and economic recovery. Join 2020 Summit Sponsor FHI 360 and partners for a two-hour interactive session featuring industry experts in tourism and hospitality and youth economic opportunities.

Building a Foundation

Thursday, October 8, 2020
How do we build a foundation of skills for youth that supports their long-term social and economic success as well as resilience in a changing world of work?

2020 GYEO Closing Event 

Thursday, October 29, 2020
Join us for the closing virtual event of the 2020 GYEO Summit, where we will discuss key leanings and outcomes from this years Summit and explore pathways forward for the future of Youth Economic Opportunities.  
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